Saving on Airline Travel Isn’t as Easy as You Think
The average price of a domestic airline flight in 1980 was nearly $600 in today’s dollars, according to The Wall Street Journal and, back then, less than half of the population had ever been on an airplane. Today, the average is $509 and 50 percent of Americans book at least one flight every year. But that doesn’t tell the full story.
In fact, anyone who has flown recently knows about the fees that airlines charge today, and those “hidden” costs can really add up.
Here are some of our favorite money saving tips for summer travel.